There is a lot of confusion about how Brexit will impact many parts of UK life. For us, one of the key questions is how will Brexit impact the refugee crisis? We look at different angles to this complex issue.
Entrepreneurship offers a route to independence. Experience has shown that refugee entrepreneurs make terrific community leaders, despite considerable hardships. In the face of language barriers, culture shock and funding complications, refugees are going above and beyond to found their own startups and businesses.
On Thursday 11th April we held a “Meet the Team” event at ACH Wolverhampton to properly introduce the new team there to local stakeholders.
The event was attended by representatives from the City of Wolverhampton Council, the Refugee and Migrant Centre (RMC), MiFriendly Cities, Wolverhampton City of Sanctuary and WVSC (Wolverhampton Voluntary Sector Council).
Our #rethinkingrefugee campaign has been running since 2015, born as a reaction to the negative portrayal of refugees in the media. It aims to change perceptions of refugees and show they are assets to local communities and employers.